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Qiong Zhang  Associate Professor  

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Institute of social securityzhangqiong8@ruc.edu.cn
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Room 422A, Qiushi Building01082502301

Education Experience


2001-2005, Bachelor, School of Economics at Peking University

2005-2011, Ph.D, School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University

2009-2010, Visiting Scholar, Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University

Work Experience


April 2016 to present, associate professor, School of Public Administration and Policy at Renmin University of China

November 2014-April 2016, associate professor, School of Economics at Central University of Finance and Economics

July 2011-October 2014, assistant professor, School of Economics at Central University of Finance and Economics


Undergraduate: microeconomics, macroeconomics, social science research

Graduate: Social Security Fund Management, Supplementary Pension Design

Research Expertise

topics mainly relate to population economics and public economics

Selected Publications



1. Chong-En Bai, Qiong Zhang. 2017. A Research on China`s Economic Growth Potential [M]. Routledge Focus.

2. Chong-En Bai, Qiong Zhang. 2017(December), "China’s Growth Potential to 2050: A Supply-side Forecast Based on Cross-country Productivity Convergence and Its Featured Labor Force," China Journal of Economics, 4: 1-27. (in Chinese)                


3. Qiong Zhang, Yupeng Shi, Angda He, Xueting Wen. 2017(July), “Property Rights Security and Firm Survival: Micro-Data Evidence from China,” China Economic Review (SSCI), 44: 296-310.

4. Chong-En Bai, Qiong Zhang. 2017(January), “Is the People`s Republic of China`s current slowdown a cyclical downturn or a long-term trend? A productivity-based analysis,” Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy (SSCI), 22(1): 29-46.

5.Binzhen Wu, Qiong Zhang, Xue Qiao. 2015, “Effects of pharmaceutical price regulation: China`s evidence between 1997 and 2008,” Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, 20(2): 290-329.

6.Kimberly Babiarz, Karen Eggleston, Grant Miller, and Qiong Zhang. 2014, “An exploration of China’s mortality decline under Mao: A provincial analysis, 1950–80,” Population Studies, 69(1): 1-18.

7. Chong-En Bai, Jie Mao, Qiong Zhang. 2014(September), “MeasuringMarket Concentration in China: The Problem with Using Censored Data and Its Rectification,” China Economic Review (SSCI), 30: 432-447.                

8.Chong-En Bai, Qiong Zhang. 2015, “China’s Productivity and Its Determinants,” The Journal of World Economy (in Chinese), 12: 3-28.

9.Chong-En Bai, Yanhua Tang, Qiong Zhang. 2015, “An Extended Expenditure-based Estimation of Income Underreporting and Size of Invisible Income in China,” Economic Research Journal (in Chinese), 6: 4-18.

10.Chong-En Bai, and Qiong Zhang, 2014, “Return to Capital in China and Its Determinants,” The Journal of World Economy (in Chinese), 10: 3-30.